J. Fergus

The links in your DMs probably aren’t secure
J. Fergus
A new study only cleared iMessage, Signal, Threema, TikTok, and WeChat.
Tech
TikTok and Shopify unconcerned about potential ban, team up
J. Fergus
Social commerce is taking off on TikTok.
Tech
White Castle is adding more robot cooks to its staff next year
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The robots can make burgers and fries in addition to giving employees anxiety.
Tech
Tinder's added video chat and we're equal parts excited and scared
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Both people have to opt-in to the feature. But you know things are still going to go wrong.
Tech
Facebook is stifling research into how it serves political ads
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Academic researchers are looking into the platform’s ad targeting policies. Facebook says that's not allowed.
Tech
Google wants to remind you to shop from Chrome’s new tab page
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Antitrust lawsuit be damned.
Tech
Waiting to upgrade your phone could do wonders for the planet
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Even just an extra year across the U.S. is the equivalent of more than half a million fewer cars on the road.
Culture
Researchers 3D-printed the smallest ship on Earth
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The route to microswimmer research needs a microscopic guide.
Tech
You can finally buy this space helmet as a mask alternative
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Look as cool as mannequin driving a Tesla through space, but at the office!
Design
Japanese esports champions this weekend will walk away with... crabs
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In lieu of cash prizes, Toyama Gamers Day is doling out red snow crabs.
Gaming
Travis Scott teases Nike x PlayStation sneaker collab ahead of PS5 launch
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And he's now a "creative partner" at PlayStation, apparently.
Style
Zuckerberg will revert Facebook to a chaotic free speech haven post-election
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Except for employees, who can’t talk about antitrust issues.
Culture
Impossible Foods' next trick? Milk, minus the cow.
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Unlike alternative milks, it won’t curdle in coffee.
Culture
Google calls DOJ’s antitrust lawsuit ‘deeply flawed’
J. Fergus
The case hasn't even started and Google is getting defensive.
Legal
Facebook takes on Google with direct translation for 100 languages
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The AI model doesn’t rely on English as a go-between.
Tech
This tiny robot is a parkour-loving drug mule
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It flips through your GI tract’s X-Games terrain to supply medicine.
Tech
TikTok dares critics to find security flaws via bug bounty program
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The short-form viral video-sharing network says it's secure and will pay those who can demonstrate otherwise.
Tech
The French iPhone 12 will include EarPods to save kids from radiation
J. Fergus
French law imposes a hefty fine for phones sold without a hands-free accessory.
C'est bon
Finally, a great HEPA air purifier
J. Fergus
Truly ozone-free, Levoit is cranking out incredible air purifiers.
This Thing Rules
Tesla pushes back against Massachusetts’ right-to-repair initiative
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Like most tech legislation, a lack of details could hurt everyone.
Culture